November 5: “Dealing With a Fool”

3 Minute Read + Scripture readings TODAY’S BIBLE READING: Ezekiel 12:1–14:11 Hebrews 7:1-17 Psalm 105:37-45 Proverbs 27:3 TODAY’S BIBLE VERSE(S): Proverbs 27:3 (CSB): “A stone is heavy and sand, a burden, but aggravation from a fool outweighs them both.” REFLECTIONS ON TODAY’S BIBLE VERSE(S): Proverbs is a fun book. It is saturated with wisdom. But, those […]

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Look smart, keep quiet

DAILY BIBLE READING:2 Kings 13:1–14:29 Acts 18:23–19:12 Psalm 146:1-10 Proverbs 18:2-3BIBLE VERSE(S) FOR TODAY:Proverbs 18:2 “A fool does not delight in understanding, but only wants to show off his opinions.”REFLECTIONS ON TODAY’S BIBLE VERSE(S):In our Verse for Today, we find ourselves considering a type of person that is labeled a fool. They get that label because they talk too […]

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Why we MUST deal with personal sin

DAILY BIBLE READING:Judges 8:18–9:21 Luke 23:44–24:12 Psalm 99:1-9 Proverbs 14:9-10BIBLE VERSE(S) FOR TODAY:Proverbs 14:9 (CSB) “Fools mock at making reparation, but there is goodwill among the upright.”REFLECTIONS ON TODAY’S BIBLE VERSE(S):It is doubtful that any of us can go for any significant amount of time without sinning. I’m not trying to be negative. I’m just acknowledging the fact that […]

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People are contagious

DAILY BIBLE READING:Joshua 24:1-33 Luke 21:1-28 Psalm 89:38-52 Proverbs 13:20-23 BIBLE VERSE(S) FOR TODAY:Proverbs 13:20 (CSB) “The one who walks with the wise will become wise, but a companion of fools will suffer harm.”REFLECTIONS ON TODAY’S BIBLE VERSE(S):People are contagious. We tend to give people what we’ve got and we get what those around us have.… and I’m not even […]

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How correction reveals whether we are wise or fools

Do you like it when someone corrects you? No? Neither do I. It’s painful. It’s humbling (sometimes humiliating). My pride is typically responsible for my negative response. I want to think that I measure up to other folks’ standards. I don’t want to think that there is any reason at all for others to look […]

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